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By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Beautiful-yet-nail-biting game tests balance and precision.

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GEARS is a stunningly gorgeous game, with a unique and imaginative steampunk style that's a whole lot of fun just to look at. It also has gameplay that is fantastic as well. While certainly not the first or only ball-rolling maze game app, the multi-tiered levels and moving parts of Gears' labyrinth really make it stand out above the rest. The game can be quite challenging, but the three difficulty levels make it easy for players of any skill level to find a mode they can handle: Play with or without a time limit, for instance; play with one life or limitless lives. And if you feel you've mastered the game, you can always try playing it with a different control scheme, because using tilt controls and flick controls feel almost like two completely separate games.

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